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A Guide to Below-Grade Insulation and Moisture

What you need to know for long-term performance

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Benefits of Solar Lighting

Going green without concessions

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The Decision to Modernize

Is it better to renovate old or build new?

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Acoustic Control for Open Workplaces

Use a systematic approach to reduce noise distractions.

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Why Antimicrobial Coatings are the Future

Antimicrobial finishes wipe out germs and bacteria while preserving your janitorial budget.

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How Facility Managers Can Guard Against America's Leading Cause of Death

Preparing for emergency situations, such as sudden cardiac arrest, is an essential part of a facility manager’s job.

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Strategies for Solving Persistent Odors

The quality of the air in your building has a definite impact on the health of employees and visitors.

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Hot Desking and Hoteling: Strategies for Employers and Mobile Workers

A growing number of organizations worldwide are considering or implementing shared workspace strategies such as hoteling and hot desking for mobile workers, who can work mostly offsite and therefore do not need a “permanent home” in the office. 

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The Importance of O&M

The most effective and economical process to optimize a facility’s HVAC infrastructure, increase energy efficiency, and reduce lifecycle costs is by focusing on top-quality operations and maintenance.

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Cleaning Condenser Coils: A Commonly Neglected Practice

How to clean condenser coils.

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Three Reasons Why Cargo Containers Will Save the Planet

What makes cargo container construction a popular alternative to traditional building?

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How a Facility Manager Can Make an Office More Ergonomic

It's crucial that facility managers play their part in educating and reminding employees of some simple steps they can take to alleviate discomfort which could adversely affect their day to day productivity.

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How to Handle Counterespionage

What a facility manager should do when management wants a bug sweep.

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8 Ways a CMMS Benefits Facility Managers

A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a valuable tool that can help facility managers effectively execute an asset management strategy.

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Energy Capacity Auctions: Cashing in on Energy Rebates

How facility managers can benefits from energy capacity auctions.

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Entrance Flooring: 60 Seconds and 60 Steps for First Impressions

Within the first 60 seconds and 60 steps of entering a building, first impressions are made, and a choice on entrance flooring could make all the difference.

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